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deletin fiefox plugins

I want to get rid of adblock which I installed as an add on. It doesnt work very well for my browsing needs and is continually getting in the way with selling pleas. So h… (read more)

I want to get rid of adblock which I installed as an add on.

It doesnt work very well for my browsing needs and is continually getting in the way with selling pleas.

So how to get rid of it ? I do see that I can get a list in firefox of installed add-ins, so why cant I click on a delete delete button alongside the add-ins that I don't want ?

Asked by angryMozillaUser 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Facebook Messenger not loading complete page Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) Windows 10

The Messenger page loads partially and stops. Same page works fine in New Microsoft Edge (Chromium). Problem seemed to start with last upgrade to 90.0.2. https://www.fa… (read more)

The Messenger page loads partially and stops. Same page works fine in New Microsoft Edge (Chromium). Problem seemed to start with last upgrade to 90.0.2. https://www.facebook.com/messages/t/1234... I tried disabling uBlock Origin, Privacy Possum, Privacy badger, page still won't load completely, just partially and "locks up".

Asked by Craiga 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 days ago

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Secure connection failed

First let me say I understand there is no workaround for this problem. However there should be. I don't know why this website won't load, that's not my job. I installed a… (read more)

First let me say I understand there is no workaround for this problem. However there should be. I don't know why this website won't load, that's not my job. I installed an app over a year ago and have not had a single problem, other than having to reset my password 6 to 8 months ago. Which happened no problem.


But when I tried to reset my password this time, they sent me a reset email, I clicked the link in the email, and get this error message, now as I told someone else a couple days ago, this is my machine, if I want to take the chance of going to a website, then you have no business telling me I can't. I am a grown man, I can make that choice for myself. Especially when I know the site is safe. So you need to find a way to put a "Ignore warnings and proceed anyway" button on this error page.

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to sctrack.sendcloud.net. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

This is the link I'm trying to access

https://sctrack.sendcloud.net/

BTW: Yall must be some stupid people, the last line of the error msg says "contact the website owners", how the hell am I supposed to do that when you have me blocked out???????? Use your critical thinking skills. Instead of telling me to do something you just told me you won't let me do. Put a damn bypass button on this, I really need to get this password reset.

Asked by 1971robby 15 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 14 hours ago

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Extra space under the address bar

There is now an extra space underneath the address bar after i deleted "Most Visited" and "Getting Started". Is there any way to fix this? See the attached screenshot. … (read more)

There is now an extra space underneath the address bar after i deleted "Most Visited" and "Getting Started". Is there any way to fix this? See the attached screenshot.

Asked by edwabr123 18 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 16 hours ago

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Firefox 90.0.2 (W10) Opened up Firefox & found all logins/passwords had been lost

Have been through the previous advice given regarding this topic & most of it is of no help. There is no 'old firefox data' folder on the desktop or elsewhere, so pre… (read more)

Have been through the previous advice given regarding this topic & most of it is of no help. There is no 'old firefox data' folder on the desktop or elsewhere, so presume this is not due to an update. I also haven't recently installed any AV software. The logins.json file and logins-backup.json file have reduced down to 2KB, when they should be much larger (approx 100KB). Both files dated 31/07/2021. Fortunately I have a number of PC's - one of which I used Firefox on yesterday, so I have copies of both .json files dated 30/07/2021. They are both sized 125KB. I have noted that the PC's all have 2 User profiles, the first being the .default profile & the second the .default-release profile. On the PC I am having the problem with, the active profile appears to be the .default profile whereas on the other PC's it is the .default-release profile. I am going to replace the 31/07/2021 files with the 30/07/2021 files & see if that solves things, but it won't answer why the situation happened in the first place. Just to clarify, the active profile on all the PC's is the only one that contains the logins.json and logins-backup.json files. In fact, on the other PC's the non-active profile only contains one file: times.json, whereas on the problem PC it contains a lot more, sub-directories as well as files.

Asked by tmartynjones 21 hours ago

Answered by tmartynjones 20 hours ago

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Displaying bookmarks

My bookmarks used to display on the right hand side of my window. Now they quit displaying. How do I restore them? Note that I can still find them using the dropdown me… (read more)

My bookmarks used to display on the right hand side of my window. Now they quit displaying. How do I restore them? Note that I can still find them using the dropdown menu but I would like to have them visible all of the time.

Asked by Krux 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 22 hours ago

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closing out pages

Open pages will no longer close when the X is clicked. And the back arrow will not go back to previous page. This situation has just recently occurred. And just discov… (read more)

Open pages will no longer close when the X is clicked. And the back arrow will not go back to previous page. This situation has just recently occurred. And just discovered that I am unable to move files back and forth to position them in the order I want.

Asked by Jack 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Browser Error After Update

I clicked on the window to update. Once everything finished, it was time to also restart the laptop. When I start Firefox I get an error message. I manually installed Fir… (read more)

I clicked on the window to update. Once everything finished, it was time to also restart the laptop. When I start Firefox I get an error message. I manually installed Firefox and get the same message. Chrome opens without issue.

Asked by classicrider 1 day ago

Answered by classicrider 23 hours ago

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weird text cursor in graphic environment

Firefox browser 90.0.2 64-bit under Windows 10 build 18363.1016 There remains a blinking text cursor after mouse click in graphic environment, like if it was a text eleme… (read more)

Firefox browser 90.0.2 64-bit under Windows 10 build 18363.1016

There remains a blinking text cursor after mouse click in graphic environment, like if it was a text element... Two images added, an example in facebook and in youtube.

Asked by latware 1 day ago

Answered by latware 1 day ago

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HSBC personal internet banking won't load

I've been using Firefox to do my internet banking for years, but last week suddenly it doesn't work any more. I get a message saying "Bad Request Your browser sent a requ… (read more)

I've been using Firefox to do my internet banking for years, but last week suddenly it doesn't work any more. I get a message saying "Bad Request Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit."

Please can someone sort this out as I rely heavily on Firefox for this purpose.

Using Microsoft Edge it all works as normal, so that is my work-around, but would prefer to use Firefox if I can.

Asked by JK 1 day ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 day ago

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Tabs increases height when opening certain number of tabs

I don't know if its an issue with the theme or Firefox itself (I think it's Firefox because it already happened on previous versions), but when I open certain number of t… (read more)

I don't know if its an issue with the theme or Firefox itself (I think it's Firefox because it already happened on previous versions), but when I open certain number of tabs, or a tab with certain characteristics that I don't know, the whole row of tabs increases its height. And it annoys me. Thanks beforehand!

Asked by arrietismo 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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how to allow location for all websites

I don't really care if anyone knows my location and I find it tedious to give permission on an individual basis. How do I just let any website that asks have my location… (read more)

I don't really care if anyone knows my location and I find it tedious to give permission on an individual basis. How do I just let any website that asks have my location data?

Asked by gaaah 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Used "sessionstore" backup, and everything returned, but now it won't update.

So after wiping my system for a fresh windows install, I pulled out the backup.json4 and recovery.json4 from my backup drive and plopped it in place of sessionstore.json4… (read more)

So after wiping my system for a fresh windows install, I pulled out the backup.json4 and recovery.json4 from my backup drive and plopped it in place of sessionstore.json4

And all of my tabs and windows came back! So far so good!

But then after closing some tabs and moving things around, when I close the session out again, it doesn't update the sessionstore file, or any of the stuff in the backup folder to reflect those changes.

When I open firefox again it starts as a session with all my windows/tabs after the file-replace.

I use firefox for managing tutorial videos, which involves separating them into different windows/tab arrangements, so any tips on how to resolve this issue and get firefox to start updating the sessionstore would be appreciated.

Thank you!

Asked by edkerscher 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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general.useragent.override resets to Firefox/61.0

I have minimal add-ons (adblock, multi-acc containers) and don't know why useragent always sets to Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:61.0) Gecko/20100101 Firef… (read more)

I have minimal add-ons (adblock, multi-acc containers) and don't know why useragent always sets to Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:61.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/61.0 after browser restart.

Asked by kglazyrin 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Why Firefox Screen and not DuckDuckGo

I am running the latest Portable version of FF. Although DuckDuckGo is installed, and my requirement is that for searching, opening new tabs after the first "proper scree… (read more)

I am running the latest Portable version of FF. Although DuckDuckGo is installed, and my requirement is that for searching, opening new tabs after the first "proper screen" I get this blue FF page. Can anyone tell me how to get rid of it please?

Thanks,

Ian

Asked by Ian 2 days ago

Answered by Ian 1 day ago

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How can I turn off update avaliable notification?

I'm currently in my vacation home and I don't have home internet here. I'm connecting through my mobile phone using limited mobile data. and I selected not to download up… (read more)

I'm currently in my vacation home and I don't have home internet here. I'm connecting through my mobile phone using limited mobile data. and I selected not to download updates because it keeps updating itself like twice in a week and every MB counts in limited data plans especially if it's just 4 GB total for each month.

But now every time I open the firefox it showing download latest update popup like an annoying virus on the top right corner where 3 horizontal lines are located.

I checked the internet and previously this was an option in it's settings. Then this option removed and only hidden behind the about:config . and now it's completely removed from about:config either.

The only reason I switched from chrome to firefox was because google became an absolute dictator lately and all it's changes was to limit down my accessibility. I switched to firefox becuse it doesn't backstab it's users and they give the choice to it's users rather than dictating it like dictators. So did I make a mistake switching to firefox? Is firefox becoming just like chrome now? or is there (hoping so much) and option given us to turn off the notifications as well?

Asked by aurora1166_1166 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago